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8 Signs Your Relationship Is Marriage Material

BRIDES | Posted 04.11.2016 | Weddings

If you think there's no sign short of a diamond ring that can point to whether you're headed for marriage or not, think again.

'We Didn't Have Sex On Our Wedding Night'

BRIDES | Posted 04.01.2016 | Weddings

The majority of couples have the intention of having sex on their wedding night.

What All Newlyweds Need To Know About Keeping Things Hot In The Bedroom

BRIDES | Posted 03.31.2016 | Weddings

To keep that fire roaring for the rest of your lives, our sex therapist expert shares a few rules you should follow from the very start of your marriage.

"This Little Poppie Went to Market"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 03.31.2016 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

In nearly 38 years of marriage, I have found that food shopping is a matter of putting the cart before the horse's behind. This explains why I am the designated driver whenever I go to the supermarket with my wife, Sue.

5 Expert-Approved Signs You're With The Person You Should Marry

BRIDES | Posted 03.30.2016 | Weddings

Our experts divulge five ways to judge you're dating a guy or gal who means married business.

Dial it in: The Monthly Visitor (VIDEO)

Meredith Masony | Posted 03.28.2016 | Comedy
Meredith Masony

Do you ever have this conversation with your spouse? You know, the one where Aunt Flow is the topic of conversation. My husband thinks I have a super power known as "Dial it in."

Seat Up or Seat Down?

Bil Hitchcock | Posted 03.22.2016 | Comedy
Bil Hitchcock

Recently I was having a bite of dinner alone and couldn't help overhearing the conversation from the next table...two women dining together, one talking about an incident the night before.

What Wedding Dresses Under $500 Look Like

BRIDES | Posted 03.22.2016 | Weddings

by Roberta Correia, BRIDES Photo: Courtesy of ASOS Imagine it's just a regular Tuesday morning, and you're browsing the new arrivals section...

The 7 Post-Wedding Beauty Products You Can't Forget To Pack

BRIDES | Posted 03.22.2016 | Weddings

by Christa Joanna Lee, BRIDES Photo: Courtesy of CNP Montrose With all the planning and prep that goes into creating your hair and makeup look...

When You Have the Life of a Big 4 Consultant's Wife

Sharmistha Sahoo | Posted 03.21.2016 | Weddings
Sharmistha Sahoo

No consultant husband was hurt while writing this article. Jokes apart, I love my husband a lot and I am super proud of his achievements. And I know, he is doing it all, for both of us as a family.

Marriage (VIDEO)

Meredith Masony | Posted 03.21.2016 | Comedy
Meredith Masony

If your marriage is anything like mine, you have these conversations over and over and over again.

What To Do In Charleston, South Carolina On A Mini Moon

BRIDES | Posted 03.18.2016 | Travel

by Marianne McGoldrick, BRIDES Photo: Courtesy of French Quarter Inn If you're planning to stay stateside for your honeymoon, consider Charles...

19 Unexpected And Totally Wonderful Upsides To Being Married

The Huffington Post | Carolin Lehmann | Posted 03.17.2016 | Weddings

Marriage comes with its fair share of challenges, but there's nothing quite like enjoying the company of someone who knows everything about you. In th...

Big Girl Weekend

Jerry Zezima | Posted 03.15.2016 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

The surest sign that a toddler is getting big is when she becomes more mature than her grandfather. In the case of my granddaughter, Chloe, who is about to turn 3, that happened about three years ago.

Solve Money Problems, Save Your Relationship

Marcia Naomi Berger | Posted 03.09.2016 | Women
Marcia Naomi Berger

Depending on who you are, talking about money with a partner may be taboo, acceptable, or somewhere in between. In many cultures and families, it is not okay to talk about money. In others, it's fine to speak openly about it. Regardless of which category you fit into, understanding the source of your attitude can help you address money related concerns more successfully.

A Love Letter To My Husband On An Ordinary Day of Marriage

Brittany Bergman | Posted 02.18.2016 | Weddings
Brittany Bergman

Our love is ordinary but not dull, comfortable but not complacent, well-worn but not worn-out. Our love has carved deep grooves into my heart, the best kind of ruts to be stuck in. We are perfectly predictable, and every time I call out exactly what you'll say next, we laugh like it's the first time that's ever happened.

The 'I Miss You' Conversation

Keith Powell | Posted 02.14.2016 | Entertainment
Keith Powell

Last summer, my wife went on a two-week trip to the East Coast to visit friends and family, leaving me home alone. I did miss her, of course, but what was with the pathological desire, nay NEED, other women had for me to verbalize it?

6 Love Story Trends That Will Warm Your Heart This Valentine's Day

Kristen Rocco | Posted 02.11.2016 | Weddings
Kristen Rocco

When you look close enough, you can see themes that shine through to be the rule rather than the exception. The commonalities aren't trivial either. They show that love is a combination of selflessness, hard work, conscientiousness, consideration, thoughtfulness and appreciation.

The 3 Most Common Sex Problems Newlyweds Face

BRIDES | Posted 02.03.2016 | Weddings

by Jillian Kramer, BRIDES Photo: Courtesy of CNP Montrose Think you've got sex down-pat? Think again. Because just because you've been doing it for...

5 Marriage Firsts Every Couple Experiences

BRIDES | Posted 02.02.2016 | Weddings

by Jillian Kramer, BRIDES Photo: Courtesy of CNP Montrose Friends seem to come out of the woodwork when you get engaged, offering everything from c...

What They Did Wrong: How 4 Women Wish Their Partners Had Proposed

BRIDES | Posted 02.02.2016 | Weddings

by Jillian Kramer, BRIDES Photo: Courtesy of CNP Montrose Many women wouldn't change a thing when it comes to the ways their partners popped the qu...

8 Things Every Woman Should Do Before She Ties the Knot

BRIDES | Posted 02.02.2016 | Weddings

by Jillian Kramer, BRIDES Photo: Courtesy of CNP Montrose It's time to add a few things to your pre-wedding to-do list. Because, according to our e...

The Downside of Being a Lesbian: No Old Man

Aileen Jones-Monahan | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Aileen Jones-Monahan

Every little corner of doubt about not having a husband, about Christine being a woman and not a man, washed out. I understood that she would never throw up her hands and say she couldn't do what needed to be done. Or, if she did, it wouldn't be because she was a woman. We had as good a shot as anybody.

3 Married Sex Myths You've Been Buying Into

BRIDES | Posted 01.08.2016 | Weddings

With our without knowing it, it's likely you've bought into a few marriage myths. The good news is you no longer have to believe the them -- sex therapist Sari Cooper is here to bust three.

6 Big Sex Questions To Ask Each Other Before You Get Married

BRIDES | Posted 01.08.2016 | Weddings

It's true that married sex is the best sex, but expecting your sex drives to sync up from the start might be a mistake.